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TIE MICHIGAN DAILY

NSO Trav
TTHE NATIONAL STUDENT ORGANIZA-
TION is now attempting to charter three
liberty ships to enable students to travel
abroad this summer.
In future years a strong NSO could use
many times that number of ships to permit
students to travel abroad at reasonable rates.
Is not a wide cultural exchange a stride in
the direction of the universal goal of world
peace? What better way to accomplish this
than by making it possible for our college
youth to vacation abroad or to extend the
plan now being initiated by Smith College
and the University of Delaware for students
to spend their "Junior year abroad"?
Providing foreign travel is but one of the
many ways in which the National Student
Organization can be of benefit to the Ameri-
can students. Final decisions about the aims
and activities of the still embryonic NSO
will be determined at the constitutional con-
vention to be held at the University of Wis-
consin early this fall.
The University of Michigan will have a
voice in those decisions. The NSO is a non-
political organization set up to be represen-
tative of all American students and designed
to work through student governing bodies
on college campuses. To insure the widest
possible representation from Michigan, three
delegates will be elected from the campus-
at-large Wednesday while three more will be
chosen by the Student Legislature from
among its own membership.
Editorials published in The Michigan Daily
are written by members of The Daily staff
and represent the views of the writers only.#
NIGHT EDITORS: MALOY & CAMPBELL

el Project
These six students face the task of set-
ting up the machinery for an extensive for-
eign travel program as well as the exchange
of information within this country which
would help improve student faculty rela-
tions, build strong student governments, and
eliminate discrimination in educational op-
portunities or intercollegiate athletics.
They will face a few highly controversial
issues, as well.
Affiliation with the International Union
of Students which has brought together rep-
resentatives from some 40 national student
groups in as many countries has been op-
posed on the basis that part of its member-
ship is communistic. (From Communist-
dominated countries this is not particularly
surprising. The UN has Communists too.)
The actual issue will probably be a clause in
the IUS constitution which would bind all
of its members to decisions of the IUS. It
is expected that the IUS will waive this
clause before the September convention in
order to gain American participation.
The role of partisan or sectarian national
student groups in the NSO will probably
draw the strongest controversy. Specifically
the issue will be whether the AYD, along
with 27 other national groups like the YMCA,
YWCA, National Council of Catholic Col-
lege Students, American Unitarian Youth,
etc., should be a voting member and have
two to four delegates.-r
After the convention, the University's del-
egates will be expected to continue repre-
senting the University to the NSO and in
turn to represent the NSO to the student
body. They will provide the nucleus for our
cooperation with students throughout the
country in working out solutions to our
common problems.
-Tom Walsh

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MATTER OF FACT:
1948 Campaign Predictions

By JOSEPH ALSOP
W ASHINGTON, May 10.-Making book on
politics is a chancy business. Even so,
it has now become a good money bet that
foreign policy, rather than the labor issue or
any other aspect of the domestic situation,
will dominate the 1948 campaign. People in
a hurricane rarely pause to argue about what
to have for dinner. Their thoughts are likely
to be concentrated on keeping the storm
shutters closed. And by next year, the mone-
tary crisis recently described in this space,
as well as other obvious factors, will almost
inevitably produce a sense of involvement in
a hurricane.
This is true because the simple magnitude
of the problems ahead is their most striking
characteristic. They cannot be dealt with on
the scale of the Greek-Turkish aid bill. One
estimate of the authorization of funds need-
ed, over a three to five-year period, to pre-
vent the world-wide dollar shortage from
halting all postwar reconstruction, runs as
high as $20,000,000,000. When it is consid-
ered that we are spending half this amount
or more in annual defense appropriations the
sum is placed in its correct proportion as a
cheap price for a peaceful world.
Nevertheless, it is easy to foresee the Con-
gressional, and particularly the Republican
reaction, if the President goes before the
next session of Congress to request authori-
zations and appropriations of even half or
one quarter this amount.
Furthermore, the monetary crisis is only
half the story. The Communist party line
is now plainly changing in Europe. At
Moscow, the change was first announced
by the extraordinary rudeness shown to
French Foreign Minister Bidault by Soviet
Foreign Minister Molotov. (At one offi-
cial dinner, Molotov first toasted Secre-
taries Bevin and Marshall, and then, a
few minutes later, offered a toast to Bi-
dault 'with the remark that he did not
want to "leave anyone out.") The rude-
ness was, of course, merely an outward and
visible sign of inner discontent with the
system by which Communists all over Eur-

ope, and especially in France, have partici-
pated in national governments and worked
for national reconstruction.
The French Communists have now left
the government-the immediate cause being
a strike in the Renault works in which the
party supported the workers' demand for
higher wages! Communist leaders like Jac-
ques Duclos continue to assert that although
no longer taking part in the government, the
Communists will support government poli-
cies. But in Washington, in London, and
according to report even in Paris, it is gen-
erally expected that this will prove to be
nonsense. Instead, it is anticipated that the
party will pull, one after the other, the vari-
ous levers of command in the unions and
elsewhere, by which it can halt French
recovery.
If the Republicans are to respond to the
emergency abroad by emphasizing na-
tional unity, it is essential that the bi-
partisan foreign policy be measurably
strengthened. Prior to Secretary Marshall's
return from Moscow, it was repeatedly re-
ported here that bi-partisanship was weak-
ening. It must now be added that the
situation has lately grown even worse. The
Republican symbol of bi-partisanship at
Moscow was John Foster Dulles, and Dulles
came back in a mood to criticize Marshall.
Since he has made no secret of his feeling!
that Marshall, although a very great man,
is also a very rigid one, it may be assumed
that he has communicated his discontent
to the Republican leaders in Congress.
On the other hand, while Governor Thom-
as E. Dewey has broken all. records for politi-
cal mum-ness, he is known to advocate a
strong foreign policy. He would certainly not
fight a campaign, at this juncture, on thej
kind of isolationist platform he favored in
1940. And the majority of the most astute
political observers in Congress think that
Dewey's nomination is a foregone conclu-
sion, as of today. That sums up the Repub-
lican dilemma. The country had best hope
that a wise way out is discovered by the
solons.
(copyright 1947. New York Herald Tribune)

BOOKS
STILL REMEMBER with excitement the
shadowless Mississippi summer when I de-
voured the literature of the Irish Literary
Revival. I discovered that in our own cen-
tury poetic drama had reached new and
brilliant beauty. I read the then new partial
autobiography, "Pictures in the Hallway"
and was captivated by the tender joy and
suffering O'Casey had managed symbolically
to impart. This week,through Mary Colum's
new book, I have relived that summer, have
been again entranced by Yeats, Synge.
O'Casey, Dunsany, Lady Gregory and the
Abbey Theater.
Mary Colum in "Life and the Dream" has
described her experiences in the Irish Lit-
erary Revival. Remembering those few years,
she has unfolded the frenzied emotional mo-
ments of this portion of her life with the
same vitality that I found in O'Casey's work.
She saw the Dublin of the pre-rebellion era
as a university student in the excitement of
youth. Affecting the colorful, ancient Gaelic
dress for theater first-nights, attending re-
unions or discussion groups led by patriot-
artists, comparing continuously dry, aca-
demic literature with the impact of living
literature that was flowering around her,
she absorbed, and makes her reader absorb,
the fire and intensity of those fantastic
days. She describes with the fresh excite-
ment of a school-girl Lady Gregory's cool-
ness and superiority, Yeat's impelling charm
that calmed Dublin citizens who were en-
raged by Synge's "Playboy of the Western
World." Seldom has an author revealed the
Irishman's passionate hatred of British gov-
ernment so knowingly, or contrasted so
sharply the joy with which the Irish litera-
ture was greeted by London critics with the
reprisals its leaders met before English fir-
ing squads for their political rebellion. This
undercurrent of remorse for dead comrades
combined with flashing patriotism makes
Mary Colum's book as unique as the literary
movement that molded so many of her opin-
ions and guided for a time her entire life.
The book is not wholly about her experi-.
ences in Ireland however, for she has spent
more of her life in this country travelling
with her poet husband, Padraic, and work-
ing as a critic herself. She describes her en-
trance to America, her sad realization of
American racial barriers, the horrible. ma-
chine-precision of the immigration officials
at Ellis Island, their chalked symbols, their
penetrating inquiries.. She pictures Mrs. Wil-
liam Vaughn Moody's deliberately demo-
cratic mansion in Chicago and her own dingy
apartment on New York's Beekman Place.
But more valuable than such lively pictures
are her moving portraits of our literary per
sonalities: bulky Amy Lowell, heavily labor-
ing up to a fourth-floor walk-up, Agnes
O'Neill, breathless at receiving her first Con-
necticut caller, Hendrik Van Loon's rude
anti-Catholicism, Elinor Wylie's startling
love of parties. Through her book walk such
fabulous characters as John Quinn, Profes-
sor George Pierce Baker, Edna St. Vincent
Millay, James Joyce and the Franklin
Roosevelts.
There is no world-shaking philosophy be-
hind Mary Colum's writing. She has watched
her friends die one by one, some in violence,
as suicides or traitors to the British Empire,
some of disease. She has watched the world's
interest turn from literary thought to politi-
cal thought, and she is confused. But if she
cannot lead to the future, she has indeed
showed the past with a charming intimacy.
For this her book is valuable as well as
delightful.
-J. M. Culbert
General Library List
Aragon, Louis-Aurelien. New York, Duell,
1947.
Crum, Bartley C.-Bebind the Silken Curtain

New York, Simon and Schuster, 1947.
Curtis, Charles P., Jr.-Lions under the
Throne. Boston, Houghton, 1947.
Fast, Howard-The Children. New York,
Duell, 1947.
Levi, Carlo-Christ Stopped at Eboli, New
York, Farrar, 1947.
Thomas, Norman-Appeal to the Nations.
New York, Holt, 1947.
The measure of our success in providing
effective controls against atomic warfare
will be the test of our ability to impose lim-
itations or controls on weapons of any type.
If we fail here, it will be a waste of time
to try to limit the use of guns, rockets, ships,
bacteria or gases. We are engaged in a
pilot operation. That the operation is in
the atomic field makes it of the utmost
urgency but does not change the factors
which condition the success of every effort
toward disarmament. Wen can be sure of
enlisting the great scientists of the world
to help solve the technical problems of the
present operation. What is needed first
is an agreement by the political leaders.
Then the technicians can set to work effec-
tively, not only to master the most destruc-
tive weapon ever to threaten civilization but
also to tame and direct to the beneficient
uses of peace the incalculable powers of
atomic energy.
-Foreign Affairs

University Lecture: Professor
Max Fisch, Department of Philos-
ophy, University of Illinois, will
lecture on the subject, "Evolution
in American Philosophy from
1860-1917," at 4:15 p.m., Tues.,
May 13, Rackham Amphitheatre;
auspices of the Department of
Philosophy. The public is cordial-
ly invited.
Furniture Industry Lecture: Mr.
R. K. Braund of the Furniture De-
partment of the J. L. Hudson Com-
pany in Detroit, will speak on
"Retail Merchandising of Furni-
ture" at 10 a.m., Tues., May 13,
East Lecture Room, Rackham
Bldg. All students in the wood
technology program in the School
of Forestry and Conservation are
expected to attend and others in-
terested are invited.
Academic Notices
Doctoral Examination for Rob-
ert James Lowry, Botany; thesis:
"A Cytotaxonomic Study of the
Genus Mnium," Mon., May 12, 3
p.m., Rm. 1139, Natural Science
Bldg. Chairman, W. C. Steere.
Doctoral Examination for Har-
vey T. Deinzer, Economics; thesis:
"Adaptation of World War II Price
Control to National Economic Pro-
grams in the United States," Tues.,
May 13, 3:15 p.m., East Council
Room, Rackham Bldg. Chairman
S. Peterson.
Chemistry Colloquim: Wed., May
14, 4:15 p.m., Rm. 303, Chemistry
Bldg. Andre Dreiding, G. I. Fuji-
moto, and L. B. Wick will discuss
their original work on "Synthesis
in the Field of Sex Hormones."
Seminar in Engineering Me-
chanics: The Engineering Mechan-
ics Department is sponsoring a
series of discussions on the Plas-
ticity of Engineering Materials.
The discussions of this series will
be at 7:30 p.m., Tues.. May 13,
Rm. 402, W. Epgineering Bldg.
Wildlife Management Seminar:
4:30 p.m., Mon., May 12, Rm. 2039,
Natural Science Bldg. '
Dr. Arnold Haugen, Wildlife Ex-
tension Specialist of the Michigan
Conservation Department and of
the Michigan Conservation Insti-
tute, will speak on the role of
wildlife extension work in conser-
vation and wildlife education for
the public.
All students in the field of Wild-
life Management are expected to
attend, and anyone else interested
is invited.
Zoology Seminar: Thur., May 15,
7:30 p.m., Rackham Amphitheater.
Mr. Clifford Berg will speak on
"Limnological Relations of Insects
to Plants of the Genus Protamoge-
ton." Mr. Joe Neel will speak on
"A Limnological Investigation of
the Psammolittoral Zone in Doug-
las Lake, Michigan, with Especial
Reference to Shoal and Shoreline
Dynamics."
Concentration Advisement Se-
ries:
During the coming week seven
departments of the Literary Col-
lege will hold concentration ad-
visement meetings. Sophomores
and freshmen seeking assistance
in choosing a field of concentration
are urged to attend these meetings
and to ask questions. Speakers will
attempt to make clear the nature
and scope of a departmental area
of study, its relation to a liberal
education, and its professional or
vocational significance. The pro-
gram for Monday, May 12, is as
follows:
Physics Department-2231 An-
gell Hall, 4:15 p.m.
Prof. H. R. Crane-Physics as a
field of concentration.
Prof. J. M. Cork-Industrial op-

portunities in physics.
Foreign Language Department-
231 Angell Hall, 4:15 p.m.
Prof. A. J. Jobin-Values in the
study of modern foreign languages.
(Advisers in the, Romanic and
Germanic languages will be pres-
ent to answer the students' ques-
tions.)

ters, Sowerby. Dupre anct Re be.
The public is invited.
Carillon Recital: Percival Price,
University Carillonneur, Sunday
afternoon, May 11, 1:30. Program:
Handel's See the Conquering Hero
Comes, instrumental selections by
Daquin, Couperin, Martini and
Rameau; Sonata for 35 bells by
Professor Price, and a group of vo-
cal compositions by Purcell. Grieg
and Schubert.
The University of Michigan
Women's Glee Club, Marguerite V.
Hood, Conductor, will present its
annual spring concert at 8:30 p.m.,
Wed., May 14, Lydia Mendelssohn
Theatre. Program: 16th Century
Madrigals, Art Songs, Songs by
20th Century Composers, semi-
popular and Michigan songs. The
public is invited.
Student Recital: Daniel Allen
Kyser, Clarinetist, assisted by Bea-
trice Gaal, pianist, and Charles
Jacobson, violist, will present a re-
cital in partial fulfillment of the
requirements for the degree of
Master of Music in Music Educa-
tion, at 8:30 p.m., Mon., May 12,
Rackham Assembly Hall. Program:
Compositions by , von Weber,
Brahms, Rabaud, Jeanjean, Le-
febvre and Mozart. Open to the
public.
Student Recital: Rose Suzanne
Derderian, Soprano, will present a'
recital in partial fulfillment of
the requirements for the degree of
Bachelor of Music at 8:30 p.m.,
Tues., May 13, in Lydia Mendels-
sohn Theatre. Program: German,
French, Italian and English songs.
Open to the public.
Exhibition
The Museum of Archaeology:
Current Exhibit: "Life in a Roman
Town, in Egypt, 30 B.C. - 400
A.D." Tues. through Fri., 9-12, 2-
5; Sat., 9-12; Sun. 3-5.
The Museum of Art: Drawings
by Maurice Sterne and Paintings
by Pedro Figari. Alumni Memor-
ial Hall, daily, except Monday, 10-
12 and 2-5; Sundays, 2-5; Wed-
nesday evenings 7-9. The public
is cordially invited.
Events Today
U. of M. Hot Record Society.
League, 8 p.m.
Student League for Industrial
Democracy: 5:30-7 p.m., Michigan
Union. Agenda: election of offi-
cers and election of a SLID sum-
mer continuations committee.
Coming Events
All members of Graduate Fac-
ulty. Meeting 4:10 p.m., Wed., May
14, Rackham Amphitheatre. All
members of graduate faculty are
urged to be present and to bring
ballots which have been distrib-
uted to graduate faculty.
Graduate Student Council: 7:30
p.m., Mon., May 12, East Lecture
Room, Rackham Bldg.
Pi Lambda Theta and Phi Delta
Kappa, professional societies in
Education. Joint meeting, 8 p.m.,
Wed., May 14, East Conference
Room, Rackham Bldg. Topic:
"Should Teachers Salaries Be Bas-
ed on Merit Ratings?"
Senior Class, College of Archi-
tecture and Design. Meeting,
Mon., May 12, 4:30 p.m., Rm. 101,
Architecture Bldg. Business: pic-
nic and Commencement Exercise.
Anthropology Club, Tues., May
13, 7:30 p.m., University Museums
Bldg. Mr. Kins Collins of Detroit

will show his colored slides on the
ancient Zapotec and Maya dis-
coveries in Middle America. Use
back entrance.
Modern Poetry Club. Mon., May
12, 7:30 p.m., Hopwood Room.
Translation of poetry will be dis-
cussed.
Quarterdeck. 7:30 p.m., Tues.,
May 13, Rm. 336, W. Engineering
Bldg. Election of officers.

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Sunday, 8:30. Philadelphia Or-
chestra; Ferriuccio Tagliavini, ten-
J or:Alexnderhuisergcon__.or

or ; Alexander Hilsber g, Conductor.
LeCtirtS "Te Deum" (Verdi); University
University Lecture: Dr. H. P. Choral Union, Thor Johnson, con-
limsworth, professor of medicine, ductor.
University College, London, will
lecture on the subject, "Nutrition- Organ Recital: Claire Coci, of
al Factors in Liver Injury," at 8 Westminster Choir College,
p.m., Mon., May 12, Rackham Am- Princeton, N. J., will appear as
phitheatre; auspices of the Medi- guest organist in Hill Auditorium,
cal School and the Alfred Duns- Thurs., May 15, at 4:15 p.m. Pro-
ton, Jr., Fund. gram: Compositions by Bach, Pee-

DAILY OFFICIAL BULLETIN

Letters to the Editor...

EDITOR'S NOTE: Because The Daily
(wihssVE ,0 letter to the editor
in length, and in good taste) we re-
mind our readers that the views ex-
pressed in leters are those of the
writers only. Letters o more than
300 words are shortened, printed or
omitted .t the discretion of the edi-
torial director.
Cancer Cure
To the Editor:
RICHARD LAUTERBACH, cor-
respondent for Life Magazine,
reports a cancer cure on which
doctors give no comment whatever
in recent accounts of the can er
problem.
Perhaps the doctors prefer to
ignore the information for poli-
tical reasons.
Might I suggest, therefore, that
sufferers from cancer, and others
who are interested, but not over-
ly reactionary in their cohtical
sentiments, consult Mr. Laiter-
bach's latest book.
-Andrew Bugosh
Fire Hazard
To the Editor:
WHILE we are discussing fire
hazards and fire prevention,
let us consider the case of the
Lydia Mendelssohn Theatre. Six
times during last night's perform-
ance of "Saint Joan," the audi-
ence sat in complete darkness
while scenes were being changed.
The exit signs are plainly marked,
of course, but they don't hold out
much comfort when one is sit-
ting in blackness, considering the
possibility of fire with a hundred
panic stricken people and the
same number of invisible seats
between him and the sign. Per-
haps it is thought that the mood
of the play will be better sustained
if one sees nothing distracting be-
tween scenes, but surely there are
others like me who spend the time
calculating whether it would be
better to remain until the crowd
gets out, and run the risk of suf-
focation, or make a dash for it
over the tops of the seats.
There are some fine dome lights
which were used during one scene.
Is there any reason why they
can'thbe used all the time? It's a
shame to spoil a wonderful pro-
duction by making us wonder if
Joan's fate will be ours.
-Betty Cairus
Voluntarily Retryned
To the Editor:
T LEAST, one student veteran
appears who shows some mor-
al stamina and true citizenship.
The graduate student who has
voluntarily returned his $500 bon-
us to the State Government should
have a monument erected in his
honor.
In these days when a large sec-
tion of the population insists on
solved: that the Saint Lawrence
Waterway Project be executed. In
case of rain, debate will be in
Michigan Union.
A Bill of Three One-Act Plays
will be presented tomorrow night
at 8 p.m., Lydia Mendelssohn The-
atre by the department of speech.
Students in advanced courses in
Play Production will stage and
direct the three plays. Admission
free to public.Tickets may be ob-
tained at the theatre box office
tomorrow from 10-f, 2-5, and 7-8
p.m.
Ball and Chain Club. Mon., May
11, 7:45 p.m., Russian Tea Room,
Michigan League.
The Annual French Play: Those
who want the picture of "Le Mal-
ade Imaginaire," please sign up
with the Secretary of the Romance
Language Department, Rm. 112
before Fri., May 16.
Conversation Group, Sociedad

Hispanica : 3:30 to 5 p.m., Mon.,
May 12, International Center.
Intercollegiate Zionist Federa-
tion of America, Michigan chapter,
will hold elections at 8 p.m., Tues.,
May 12. Pictures taken at the
Zionist summer camp will be
shown. All are invited.
Deutscher Verein picnic. 3:30
p.m., Sun., May 18, on the Island.
Tickets obtainable in German
Dept. office, 204 University Hall.
Churches

demanding their subsistence (and
even amenities and luxuries) from
the government (which mean,
the rest of the population), for
one man to refuse his dole is to
furnish our modern age with an
example of Cincinnatus' virtue,
merit and independence.
University students should be
required to show some of the in-
terest which they profess in the
welfare of the state. As the edu-
cated class, they have the respon--
sibility to observe the lesson which
the history of Rome teaches":
when the army of parasites who
lived on "bread and circuses" grew
so large that no politician would
deny them their dole from fear
he would lose their votes, then
Rome lost its republican govern-
ment to the imperial system; and
m the end, lost its territories to
less lethargic barbarians.
The Bible records the story that
God would have been spared the
destruction of Sodom, if there had
been found therein only one vir-
tuous man. Perhaps, since one
citizen-veteran w i t h financial
backbone has been found who will
refuse to accept his $500 dole, our
democratic republic may survive.
-George Henderson
Negro History
To The Editor:
T HE WRITER of the letter to
the editor, May 7, by Ruther-
ford Minton, is only representative
of the generality which is misin-
formed on the history of the Negro
in America. His knowledge of the
subject is small and is derived
from literature composed of more
fiction than fact and is sustained
by propaganda of which the fan-
tasy, "Song of the South" is so
excellent an example.
How can he or any other aver-
age person write knowhingly of the
Negro's past when so little of it
has been written, even less read,
when only a few men have thor-
oughly studied his history in this
country? Count the pages of the
true Negro historiography and
then realize how little you know
about it. The truth is that all men
rebel in slavery. Negroes reacted
no differently. Documents, news-
papers, books of the slavery period
give proof to the lie you have been
taught and, in your short-sighted-
ness, believe. The Abolitionist
movement's pioneers were Ne-
groes. The Underground Railway
was their creation. The whole
South lived in fear that under the
abject humiliation and physical
violence imposed on the slaves,
they would rise to destroy their op-
pressor, and gain their freedom.
And the history of the period
clearly shows that these fears were
well-founded. Escapes, rebellions
and conspiracies were the usual
and not the rare thing. The spirit
of militarism in the South has its
roots in the fear that one-third
of the population would revolt.
No, Minton, the bill of goods
you're selling is antiquated. We
don't want the advice of those who
talk of human brotherhood and at
the same time can see virtue in
slavery. The Negro is not ashamed
of his heritage. Nor does he be-
lieve his history as written by
Southern so-called "authorities,"
characterized by omission and dis-
tortion of fact, and promulgated
by every means possible in our
daily life-of which "Song of the
South," etc. He will continue to
fight intolerance, prejudice and
race hate for his own good and
the good of other men.
-Harold L. White
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Third Concert: Mendelssohn: Symphony No.
4 in A Major, Op. 90 ("Italian"); Song Cycle
from the Masters; Festival Youth Chorus,
Marguerite Hood, Director; Brahms: Concerto
in D Major, Op. 77 for Violin and Orchestra;
Soloist: Isaac Stern, and the Philadelphia Or-
chestra, Alexander Hillsberg, conducting.
YESTERDAY AFTERNOON's concert at
Hill Auditorium was a heterogeneous
affair, but, to paraphrase that eminent
American poet, Edgar Guest, there was a
little bit of pleasure in it for everyone.
Featured soloist was Isaac Stern, violinist,
performing the Brahms D major concerto.
Mr. Stern, who was making his first appear-
ance in Ann Arbor, had an interesting style
to offer. He has fine purity of tone and
lyric quality to his playing which showed
itself to particular advantage in the second
movement. However, an excess of bravura
and not too careful technique in general,
were on the minus side, removing much of
the sparkle from the first and third move-
ments.
The program started with a very finely
polished performance of thv "Italian Sym-
phony" by Mr. Hillsberg and the orchestra.
This old favorite sounded better than ever
yesterday and, with the presence of a few

Fourth Concert: Ballet Suite, "The Good-
Humored Ladies," Scarlatti-Tommasini "Qui
sdegnornon accende" from "The Magic Flute,"
Mozart; "Non piu andrai" from "The Marriage
of Figaro," Mozart (Mr. Pinza); Symphony No.
2. Op. 35, Creston; Monologue, Farewell, and
Death, from "Brois Godunov," Moussorgsky,
(Mr. Pinza); Suite from "The Fire-Bird," Stra-
vinsky.
MR. ORMANDY returned to the podium
for the fourth concert of the May Festi-
val Series which was highlighted by the ap-
pearance of Ezio Pinza as solist. Both ar-
tists maintained the concert in the tradition
which has far dominated the festival.
The rich resonance and great clarity of
the tones of Mr. Pinza's majestically mas-
culine voice enhanced his renditions of both
the Mozart and Moussorgsky numbers to
the ultimate degree of perfection. It was,
however, in the "Boris Godunov" excerpt
that he combined his dramatic ability with
the excellence of his voice to win his way
deep into the hearts of his audience, as
was evidenced by the numerous rounds of
applause demanding repeated acknowledg-
ments.
The program was opened with a delight-
ful interpretation of the Scarlatti Suite by
Mr. Ormandy. The orchestral precision and
brilliance of tone quality in the string sec-

First Presbyterian Church. 10:45
a.m. Worship. Dr. Lemon's Moth-
er's Day sermon topic will be
"Mothers-And Mothers." 5 p.m.,
Westminster Guild meets in Rus-
sel Parlor. Dr. Lemon will speak
on "Christian Ideals of Marriage
and Home." Supper follows.
Congregational Church. 10:45
a.m., Dr. Parr's subject will be
"Unconscious of Their Good." 6
p.m. Congregational-Disciples Stu-
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